Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic Effects of Different Extracts of Indian Polygala Erioptera in Experimental Animals

Author(s): G. Sammaiah, N. Narsaiah, G. Dayakar, B. Vijaya kumar, J. Krishnaveni, M. Prashanth and R. S. Srivastava

Fractions of petroleum ether, chloroform, alcoholic, and water extracts of Polygala erioptera whole plant given by oral route at the dose of 2 mg/kg showed significant anti-inflammatory activities in rats. On the contrary, only the water fraction of methanol extract possesses a significant analgesic activity.

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